Well I went out today to let all the goats out and I though that Monica was a little "fat". As I watched her we noticed she was getting even bigger. OH Lord it is bloat. She was filling like a balloon as we watched her. It was horrible. I got the baking soda balls shoved them in her face and we walked her. Really she started to run from us to get away from the baking soda. Ok I called the friend that just lost Buck Wheat to see what the vet meant by the goat was toxic, and he went fast. Ok, I am not waiting I called the vet and loaded her up and headed to town. They were shocked how bloated she was and she was still walking. He took her temp. It was 100.1. A little low for me but ok he said her respiration was fine but her heart rate was really fast. Well he stuck a tube down her to get some stuff out of her to see if it was acidic. Nope it was not but he said it sigh be because of the baking soda. Well he mixed this stuff up and tubed her again and put this mix down her. In maybe three minutes she was almost totally back to her size. He also did a blood test on her and found out she was very low in calcium and Magnesium. so he gave her a shot of liquid CMPK. I have only had one other goat bloat on me and I saved him with no problem. OK we did have problems and it took him like three days for me to know he was out of the woods, but this was so fast if I would of tried to do it myself I would of lost her. So I went right over to the Vet supply store and bought all the stuff the vet used on her. He said they have had a HUGE amount of goats coming in with bloat. She was tucked into her stall with her babies and grass hay, and she was chewing her cud. Man was that a pretty sight. She was a little stand off is today but I really do not blame her at all. Poor baby. ray: Thank you Lord.